Date: 27 May 1999 04:19:49 GMT
From: hcamnnopsamcom (Hcamn)
Subject: Re: coincidental symptoms on my 9000?

My speedo and odo have not worked for quite awhile. No MPG or computer trip info either. No change in operation of the car at all. No error indicators are on. Howard 94 9000CDE >I think the two problems are related >this is most likely caused by a bad vehicle speed sensor which is the reason >the speedo/odo do not work >the ECU needs vehicle speed info to know to inject fuel or not depending on >engine RPM vs. vehicle speed which tells it if the car is engine braking or >the engine needs to idle. > >> >>Since posting the message below, I have had a chance to get a better >>idea of what is going on (symptoms). While decelerating to a stop, when >>pushing in the clutch the rpm's drop off rapidly and the engine dies >>(no problem accelerating up the gears). The car idles at it's normal rpm >>level when restarted, or if the engine doesn't cut out when slowing to >>stop. Any thoughts on this and/or my previous post? >> >>In article <7i4io9$ed9$>, >> Robert Adams <> wrote: >>> Today my 94 9000CSE developed a couple of problems that I wouldnt >>> normally think would be related. My speedo and odo stopped working. >>> During the same trip, the engine cut out twice while turning. Since >>this >>> car usually runs perfectly this seems like quite a coincidence for >>these >>> two maladies to be unrelated. Any thoughts on this? >>> >>> -- >>> Robert Adams >>> >>> --== Sent via ==-- >>> ---Share what you know. Learn what you don't.---

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